Apply for European Photo Competition “My Europe, My Rights”!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Group of the Party of European Socialists (PES Group) in the Committee of the Regions (CoR) is seeking entries from amateur and professional photographers for its European Photo Competition depicting “My Europe, My Rights”. Recent events including the abuse of power, violence and attacks on essential values in Europe and beyond show that nothing, not even the most fundamental rights, must be taken for granted. Fundamental human rights that were developed as … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize: Improving the Performance and Effectiveness of Teachers Worldwide!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for outstanding practice and performance in enhancing the effectiveness of teachers. The mission of this prize is to improve the performance and effectiveness of teachers worldwide. The Prize was created in 2008 to support the improvement of teaching and learning quality in achieving the Education for All goals, which is one of UNESCO’s priorities. The Prize will be awarded for the 5th time at a … [Read more...]

UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize: Promoting Social Science Research in Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 30 May 2017 The UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize is currently open for nominations in order to promote the Social Science research in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Prize was instituted by the Executive Board, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. In creating the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education”: Advancing Economic and Social Development in African Continent

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Al-Sumait Prize “Education” in order to advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in the African continent. Focus Areas Improving people’s access to basic or advanced education. Improving literacy among all members of society. Decreasing the dependence of children’s education on the socio-economical status … [Read more...]

Africa Food Prize 2017: Leading the Effort to Change the Reality of Farming in Africa

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Africa Food Prize 2017 is now open for nominations, recognizing an outstanding individual or institution that is leading the effort to change the reality of farming in Africa—from a struggle to survive to a business that thrives. The Africa Food Prize recognizes extraordinary women, men, and institutions whose outstanding contributions to African agriculture are forging a new era of sustainable food security and economic opportunity that elevates all Africans. Building … [Read more...]

Apply for UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Nominations are open for the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in social sciences, humanities and arts, intended to reward the efforts of a person, group of people or international institution that has contributed to the development of knowledge and society through art, teaching and research in social sciences and humanities. It is meant to promote pioneering initiatives that may contribute to the development, diffusion and consolidation of the values of humanity. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Women Leaders!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Vital Voices Global Partnership, together with Hilton Worldwide, and Heineken welcomes nominations for 2017 Global Freedom Exchange Program for Anti-Trafficking Leaders, an upcoming leadership development and networking program. In an effort to support women leaders in their work to combat human trafficking and enable them to realize their full leadership potential, the Global Freedom Exchange (GFE) invests in, mentors, and strengthens the capacity of women leaders on the … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [Read more...]

The IOM CA Photostory Project: Addressing the Migration from Central Asia through Photography and Story Writing

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Central Asia has launched  a photography award and invites University Students and Artists/Photographers (citizens of Central Asia) to submit photographs related to the theme Migrants: An Invisible Force in Central Asia aiming to draw attention and stimulate dialogue around the theme of migration through powerful photography, story writing and open discussions with government and non government stakeholders, societies and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Ellen Stewart International Award!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Nominations are open for "Ellen Stewart International Award" that is presented to an individual artist or group of artists who work together or a theatre organization that demonstrates success in promoting social change and youth engagement through their theatre practice. Benefits Two weeks residency at the world-famous artist residence: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy. La MaMa Umbria provides accommodation, meals and support for the development … [Read more...]

Apply for Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge to Improve the Lives of Nigerians!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Do you have an idea to improve the lives of Nigerians? If yes, then apply for the Union Bank Centenary Innovation Challenge. The Union Bank is currently inviting applicants for its Centenary Innovation Challenge with a motive to address the biggest problems affecting how people live, work, socialise and do business in Nigeria. The innovation challenge will engage eligible young and talented people across Nigeria to submit novel ideas that address some of the Sustainable … [Read more...]

Submit Nominations for Inspiring Fifty South Africa 2017! Rewarding Women & Girls with STEM Related Career

Deadline: 24 June 2017 Do you know an inspiring woman in technology who should be nominated? Can you identify the true role models who inspire women and girls to choose STEAM related careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)? Nominate now! Inspiring Fifty, in cooperation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands and #cocreateSA, has started its search to find the most “Inspiring South African Women” working in the different spheres of technology and innovation. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in 1776 Challenge Cup 2017 and Win Grand Prizes!

Deadline: Various Applications are open for 1776 Challenge Cup 2017, a global competition for the world’s most promising startups tackling complex, regulated challenges to share their vision on a global stage, and engage with industry leaders. Over 1,000 startups will compete in the first round of Challenge Cup in 75 cities across six continents. Many Challenge Cup competitions will take place in state or country capitals, a critical component to engaging governments and stakeholders with the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2017!

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you run a sustainable social venture, or have an innovative idea that can improve the world around you? If yes, then apply for the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia. The DBS Foundation together with National University of Singapore (NUS) Enterprise, is currently inviting applicants for its DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia 2017 with an aim to identify passionate aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs, who have innovative business solutions to solve social … [Read more...]

Entries Open for SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award 2016/2017!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Government of Australia has announced the call for entries for the SEAMEO-Australia Education Links Award (SAELA) 2016/2017 with the theme “Addressing Barriers to Inclusion”. Addressing Barriers to Inclusion is Priority Area number 2 in SEAMEO Education Agenda 2015-2035. In this Priority, SEAMEO is to work towards and promote efforts in “addressing barriers to inclusion and access to basic learning … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for the North-South Prize 2017 of the Council of Europe!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council of Europe is inviting nominees for the "North-South Prize 2017" in the following areas: defence and promotion of human rights and pluralist democracy, development of intercultural dialogue and reinforcement of the North-South partnership and solidarity. The North-South Prize distinguishes each year two personalities, one from the north, the other from the south, who have excelled in their commitment to human rights, democracy and rule of law, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) Award 2017!

Deadline: 13 July 2017 Applications are open for the Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) Award 2017 for graduates and scientists of a Swiss institution who work in agricultural research for development. The SFIAR is an informal multi-stakeholder group of Swiss institutions and private individuals interested in agricultural research for development (ARD). Members come from research institutions, NGOs, the private sector, farmers' organisations and public agencies, as … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 Entries are open for the 2018 Zayed Future Energy Prize to recognise and award excellence in renewable energy and sustainability. The award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. The Prize fund comes from the Abu Dhabi Government as a way to honour and continue the legacy of the late founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Masdar, Abu Dhabi's … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2017 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. This annual award is organized by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries … [Read more...]

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